In Columbus, our cost of living index is well below the national average at just 74.4. You’ll find you can enjoy an exceptional quality of life along with everything that comes with it. This is an ideal environment to foster economic growth, inspire start-ups, and encourage established companies to move here.

Cost of Living Index

Composite Index: 74.4

Grocery Items: 94

Housing: 38.5

Utilities: 104

Transportation: 79.8

Healthcare: 93.9

Miscellaneous Goods and Services: 90.8

U.S. Average: 100 Source:

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